No. 82

STATE OF MICHIGAN

Journal of the Senate

102nd Legislature

REGULAR SESSION OF 2023

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Chamber, Lansing, Thursday, September 28, 2023.

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

Pursuant to rule 1.101, in the absence of the Presiding Officers, the Senate was called to order by the Secretary of the Senate.

 

 

Motions and Communications

 

 

The following communication was received:

Office of Senator Sean McCann

September 27, 2023

I respectfully request that my name be added as a co-sponsor to:

•    Senate Bill 471, introduced by Senator Chang

•    Senate Bill 472, introduced by Senator Chang

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

                                                                                       Sincerely,

                                                                                       Sean McCann

                                                                                       State Senator

                                                                                       19th District

The communication was referred to the Secretary for record.

 

 

Announcements of Printing and Enrollment

 

 

The Secretary announced that the following House bills were received in the Senate and filed on Wednesday, September 27:

House Bill Nos.     4183   4210   4308   4337  4511   4512   4567   4568   4570  4717  4926

 

The Secretary announced that the following bills were printed and filed on Wednesday, September 27, and are available on the Michigan Legislature website:

House Bill Nos.     5051   5052   5053   5054  5055   5056   5057  5058

 

The Secretary announced that the following bills were printed and filed on Thursday, September 28, and are available on the Michigan Legislature website:

Senate Bill Nos.      532    533    534    535    536    537

Committee Reports

 

 

The Committee on Veterans and Emergency Services reported

House Bill No. 4602, entitled

A bill to amend 2001 PA 142, entitled “Michigan memorial highway act,” (MCL 250.1001 to 250.2092) by adding section 18c.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Veronica Klinefelt

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Klinefelt, Hertel and Outman

Nays: None

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Veterans and Emergency Services submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., Room 1300, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Klinefelt (C), Hertel and Outman

Excused: Senator Santana

 

 

The Committee on Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection reported

Senate Bill No. 483, entitled

A bill to provide for a cost and affordability review of certain prescription drug products; to create the prescription drug pricing board and prescription drug affordability stakeholder council and to prescribe their powers and duties; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state governmental officers and entities; to establish upper payment limits for certain prescription drug products and provide remedies; and to provide for the promulgation of rules.

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

                                                                                       Mary Cavanagh

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Cavanagh, Moss, McCann, Bayer and Irwin

Nays: Senators Theis and Daley

The bill and the substitute recommended by the committee were referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection reported

Senate Bill No. 484, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled “The insurance code of 1956,” (MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 3406z.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Mary Cavanagh

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Cavanagh, Moss, McCann, Bayer and Irwin

Nays: Senators Theis and Daley

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection reported

Senate Bill No. 485, entitled

A bill to amend 1939 PA 280, entitled “The social welfare act,” (MCL 400.1 to 400.119b) by adding section 109o.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Mary Cavanagh

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Cavanagh, Moss, McCann, Bayer and Irwin

Nays: Senators Theis and Daley

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 12:30 p.m., Room 1200, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Cavanagh (C), Moss, McCann, Bayer, Irwin, Huizenga, Theis and Daley

 

 

The Committee on Health Policy reported

Senate Bill No. 133, entitled

A bill to provide for the review and prevention of deaths from drug overdose in this state; to allow for the creation of overdose fatality review teams; to provide for the powers and duties of the overdose fatality review teams; to regulate certain entities; to prescribe powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; and to prescribe remedies for a violation of this act.

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss, Webber, Hauck and Huizenga

Nays: None

The bill and the substitute recommended by the committee were referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Health Policy reported

Senate Bill No. 513, entitled

A bill to amend 1987 PA 230, entitled “Municipal health facilities corporations act,” by amending section 305a (MCL 331.1305a), as amended by 2017 PA 148.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss, Webber, Hauck, Huizenga and Runestad

Nays: None

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Health Policy reported

House Bill No. 4619, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled “The insurance code of 1956,” by amending section 2027 (MCL 500.2027), as amended by 1998 PA 26.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss and Webber

Nays: Senators Hauck, Huizenga and Runestad

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Health Policy reported

House Bill No. 4620, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled “The insurance code of 1956,” (MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 3406aa.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss and Webber

Nays: Senators Hauck, Huizenga and Runestad

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

The Committee on Health Policy reported

House Bill No. 4621, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled “The insurance code of 1956,” by amending section 3403 (MCL 500.3403), as amended by 2016 PA 276.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss and Webber

Nays: Senators Hauck and Huizenga

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Health Policy reported

House Bill No. 4622, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled “The insurance code of 1956,” (MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 3406z.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss and Webber

Nays: Senators Hauck, Huizenga and Runestad

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Health Policy reported

House Bill No. 4623, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled “The insurance code of 1956,” (MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 3406bb.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

                                                                                       Kevin Hertel

                                                                                       Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Hertel, Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt and Geiss

Nays: Senators Webber, Hauck, Huizenga and Runestad

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Health Policy submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 12:30 p.m., Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Hertel (C), Santana, Wojno, Cherry, Klinefelt, Geiss, Webber, Hauck, Huizenga and Runestad

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Elections and Ethics submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 3:00 p.m., Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Moss (C), Wojno, Santana, McMorrow, Chang, Camilleri, Johnson and McBroom

 

 

Scheduled Meetings

 

 

Legislative Council Tuesday, October 4, 9:30 a.m., Room 403, 4th Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-0212

In the absence of all Senators, pursuant to Joint Rule 15, the Secretary of the Senate adjourned the Senate, the time being 10:01 a.m.

 

The Secretary of the Senate declared the Senate adjourned until Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

DANIEL OBERLIN

Secretary of the Senate